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Software Engineer: Gameplay

Harmonix has an immediate opening for a passionate, motivated, and highly skilled gameplay-focused software engineer to join our world-class team. You will work with designers, artists, musicians, and engineers to bring our work to life on brand new IP, across multiple platforms.


  • Invent, prototype, iterate on, and deliver novel gameplay mechanics.
  • Implement robust, user-friendly, designer-facing tools and pipelines.
  • Write clean, bug-resistant, well-documented and efficient code.



  • A college degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to build robust, complex gameplay systems.


Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of industry C++ programming for PC or console.
  • 2+ years of programming for games or interactive systems.
  • Regularly exercised strong applied math skills (discrete math, simulation, or signal processing).
  • Worked creatively and cooperatively with cross-discipline teams.
  • Familiarity with audio systems and their integration into gameplay mechanics.


Harmonix Music Systems is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/AAP

Harmonix is committed to inclusive excellence and strives to create the finest interactive music experiences in the world through the collaboration of diverse, talented individuals. We encourage women, people of color, and applicants from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.